Giving chickenpox a second thought
As a parent, you take every precaution to protect your child from injury. You purchase the appropriate car seat, you put up stair gates, and make sure your child wears a bicycle helmet.
There are many situations that may put your child at risk of being hospitalized such as:
- A fall down the stairs: approximately 1 in 6100
- A bicycle accident: approximately 1 in 5000
- A motor vehicle accident: approximately 1 in 8500
- Complications associated with chickenpox:
- approximately 1 in 2000